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Creigh Deeds
Virginia state senator, stabbed by son, released from hospital
Virginia state senator, stabbed by son, released from hospital

Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds left the hospital on Friday, three days after being stabbed repeatedly by his son, who then took his own life. In his first public statement since Tuesday, when authorities say Deeds was stabbed by his son, Gus, who then shot himself, the senator acknowledged that some wounds won’t heal. "I am alive so must live,” he said on Twitter. “Some wounds won't heal. Your prayers and your friendship are important to me." Deeds, 55, was released Friday morning from the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Earlier this week, police said that he had been stabbed “multiple times” by his 24-year-old...

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